Category Archives: Technology

In the woods outside Seattle, technology fuses with art in hackathon-style ‘Electric Sky’ gathering

Tech-infused art projects from previous Electric Sky events, an annual gathering in Skykomish, Wash. (Electric Sky Photos) Technologists and artists and anyone else who can appreciate the intersections where creativity is fostered are invited to head to the woods northeast of Seattle later this month for the fifth annual Electric Sky Art and Tech Weekend Retreat. In a Skykomish, Wash., ballpark Read More

Enterprises need to plan for deepfake technology

The new AI-based technology known as deepfakes allows people to produce or alter video content so that it presents something that didn’t, in reality, occur. Although there may be some practical and positive uses of deepfake technology — an effort to help people with ALS is an example — the nefarious uses of deepfakes have politicians and technology executives rattled. Deepfakes may have been Read More

How Baseball Teams Are Using Technology To Change The Game

Rapsodo have produced a range of pitching and hitting monitors RAPSODO In 2002, Oakland Athletics changed baseball with their much-lauded “sabermetrics” approach, bringing data into the game in a way never seen before. Now, 17 years on, clubs are taking the next step in using data on the baseball field, able to track and measure every facet of a game in Read More

Ola to setup Advantaged Technology Centre in Bay Area for electric, connected, autonomous vehicles

Ola announced that it is setting up an advanced technology centre in the Bay Area, which will primarily focus on developing next-generation technologies in electric, connected and autonomous vehicles. the team is looking to hire 150 engineers. The centre will build cutting-edge technology solutions to accelerate the company’s ambitions across electric mobility and connected vehicles, as well as lead futuristic Read More

Africa’s Technology Hub Rises in a Congested Lagos Neighborhood

The fading facades of century-old buildings in a neighborhood of the Nigerian megacity of Lagos house a vibrant technology cluster that’s caught the eye of Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The Yaba area, home to the Yaba College of Technology and the University of Lagos, is an emerging technology ecosystem — from fewer than 10 startups in 2013 to more than 60 today, Read More

The Trifecta: How Art, Data And Technology Drive Creativity At WE Communications

In 2017, when he was executive creative director at the digital agency POSSIBLE in Seattle, Ray Page led his team on a campaign that changed the way he thought of creativity, technology and the power of data. WeCounterHate is a social media tool that leverages machine learning and deep human expertise to confront hate speech on Twitter. The success of this platform (a 50% Read More

G-Technology ArmorATD 2TB ruggedised hard drive review

OUR VERDICT The ArmorATD from G-Technology is a distinctly average ruggedised external hard disk drive with a premium price tag that makes it hard to justify and even harder to recommend. FOR Three year warranty Nice design AGAINST Expensive for what it offers No true compelling selling points Average performance Rugged storage, as a market, has had something of a Read More

Enpro Subsea Intros FAM Technology

Scotish optimization specialist Enpro Subsea have presented examples of where its Flow Access Module (FAM) technology has been selected by multiple international operators as part of their fast-paced subsea field development strategies. Delivering a paper at OTC in Houston earlier this month, entitled ‘Subsea field development using innovative jumper mounted flow access technology and standardized hardware’ the production optimization specialist Read More

Electric vehicles journey to begin with hybrid technology in India: Honda

Japanese auto major Honda will use hybrid vehicles as intermediates in the next two years in India before going for full electric vehicles (EVs) as it expects setting up of supporting infrastructure such as charging stations to take time, according to a senior company official. The company, which is present in India through a wholly-owned subsidiary, aims to follow the Read More

Culture Crossover: Osmosis review – technology through a human lens

Since Tinder let us to swipe through an online rolodex of nearby singles, dating apps have attempted to refine the matching process by collecting a range of personal information and preferences. Competing algorithms from the likes of Bumble, Hinge and OkCupid all attempt to answer one question: can computers crack the compatibility code? In Osmosis, Netflix’s new French language series Read More